I understand your concern. Take a read here
Then, I would recommend that you take a look at this
website. It probably looks a bit confusing, but it will easily tell you what status your IP is in. I got a "good"
The best way to protect yourself is to use a firewall! Do you have one already? Take a look here
. Again you may think this a bit complicated for your needs, but scroll down and there are some links to recommended free versions. Also, you can read there about how to protect yourself using a firewall, and how they function.
Another good read on hackers in general and how to trace them can be found here
It is also possible that this expert hacker (be careful he may just be scaring you) may have installed a keylogger onto your system. You should use an AntiVirus to protect/delete these along with various virus's and spyware. Take a read here
about installing a good AntiVirus.
If you are still concerned I recommend you follow the HijackThis
preparation guide which can be found here
. It is important that you follow the guide closely. A number of scans will be run which may well fix your problem.
As the guide says, after you have completed the scans that are recommended, please post your "HijackThis
" log in a new topic in the forum found here
. Please add your system infomation
and also what problems you are having. Please wait for a few days and one of our experts will get onto fixing your computer for you.